Medical Division - Scientific Advisory Board

In process of re-formation


CONSULTANTS to Dr. MAGLICH, Board nominees


Professor Robert DeLa Paz, M.D., Director, Neuroradiology, Columbia University Medical School, New York Presbyterian Hospital


Professor Sheldon Greenfield, Executive Director, Health Policy Research Institute, School of Medicine, UC Irvine


Dr. Michel Lill, Director, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles


Professor Susan C. Pannullo, Director, Neuro-oncology, Cornell University School of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital  


Masato Mitsuhashi, M.D., Medical Directro, Hitachi Center, UC Irvine 


Dr. Wayne Poon, Institute for memory impairment, UC Irvine


 

syedA.M. Nisar Syed, M.D., F.R.C.S., Medical Director, Brachytherapy. Dr. Syed has been the Director of Radiation Oncology and Endocurietherapy at the Memorial Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial Medical since 1979. He currently holds six academic appointments including three Clinical Professorships in the Departments of Radiation Oncology at the University of Southern California School, School of Medicine, University of California Irvine School of Medicine and the Los Angeles County - Martin Luther King Jr. - Drew Medical Center. He is Chancellor and Vice-Chair of the American College of Radiation Oncology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Chairman of the Radiation Oncology Committee of the Indo-American Cancer Society.
Dr. Syed, educated in India, is Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology and Royal College of Surgeons (England and Edinburgh), and the International College of Surgeons. For his post-graduate training, Dr. Syed was an intern, surgical resident and senior registrar in the United Kingdom, and served a surgical fellowship in Chicago, Illinois. He has published more than 50 scientific publications, and has given more than 100 formal presentations related to scientific research data.

Dr. Syed is one of the world pioneers in endocurietherapy, a radiation treatment implanting interstitial isotopes, which isolates radiation exposure to tumors and preserves healthy cells. Among his numerous achievements and awards, he is Founder of the American Brachytherapy Society (formerly the American Endocurietherapy Society), and has served as Secretary, Program Chair, Lecturer and President. He is a member of eight professional societies and is the Editor-in-Chief for the "Journal of Brachytherapy International."

Throughout his career he has devoted much of his time to the training of physicians from around the world, as well as the training of residents who rotate through Long Beach Memorial Medical Center from UC Irvine, UCLA, Loma Linda University, Stanford and numerous other schools of medicine.

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